While we worry about Vyatta and Bras.....

>> The single host/box had bomb making info and hit lists. Yeah, I'd
>> shut it down too if it was on my network.
>> Joe Hamelin, W7COM, Tulalip, WA, 360-474-7474
> As would any reasonable operator.

Or maybe it would have been better to not destroy a known source, and
work with the FBI to maximize its value.

Cutting it off like that was short-sighted and stupid.


(Fixing the subject line - sorry about that...)

It sounds like the letter from the FBI to Burst.net specifically allowed for that possibility.

"In the FBI's letter, the agency included a clause that says Web hosts and Internet service providers may voluntarily elect to shut down the sites of customers involved in these kinds of situations."

Nathan Eisenberg, Atlas Networks